Guthrie chosen to compete for the title of 2019 Strongest Town in America

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Guthrie chosen to compete for the title of 2019 Strongest Town in America

GGuthrie has been named one of 16 finalists in the 2019 Strongest Town contest, hosted by national nonprofit Strong Towns. The Strongest Town contest is a month-long, bracket-based competition designed to spotlight communities from around the world that are building enduring financial resilience at the local level and actively embodying the Strong Towns approach to […]

Attorneys for suspect in deputy’s death share concerns on costs, trial venue

Nathan LeForce seen here in a 2017 photo is facing the death penalty in the killing of a Logan County Sheriff's deputy in April 2017.

Attorneys for suspect in deputy’s death share concerns on costs, trial venue

The man seen on a body camera video shooting a Logan County Sheriff’s deputy in April 2017 was back in court last week. The defendant’s attorneys raised concerns on costs for expert witnesses and setting up a future request to move the trial to another county. Nathan LeForce, who wore a Payne County orange jump […]

City of Guthrie announces new Planning Director

City of Guthrie announces new Planning Director

The City of Guthrie announced and welcomed Daniel Kassik as the new City Planner and Grant Administrator on Monday. Kassik holds a degree in Geography from the University of Iowa. He served in the United States Navy, May 1987 to December 1991, Honorable Discharge. His career experience is inclusive of but not limited to serving […]

Two people booked into jail for credit card fraud, possession of stolen Uhaul

Two people booked into jail for credit card fraud, possession of stolen Uhaul

With some good police work and a heads-up employee, two people are behind bars facing multiple charges. Lt. Mark Bruning and Detective Jason Hamilton with the Guthrie Police Department responded to the EARC thrift store in reference to someone using a stolen credit card in an attempt to purchase clothing items. Upon their arrival, investigators […]

Former Logan County deputy pleads guilty to money fraud

Former Logan County deputy pleads guilty to money fraud

Former Logan County Deputy Sheriff Doyle Allen Baker, 31, pleaded guilty to theft from a federal transportation grant. The announcement came from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. In November 2018, a federal grand jury indicted Baker for stealing more than $5,000 from federal grant funds administered by the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, which is part of […]

Watch: Jesse Cepeda named GPS Student of the Month

Pictured (L-R) is Blake Wimsey with Foundation Insurance, GHS senior Jesse Cepeda and Special Education teacher Kara Sawyer.

Watch: Jesse Cepeda named GPS Student of the Month

Senior Jesse Cepeda was named Guthrie Public School’s February Student of the Month. He was nominated by his teacher Kara Sawyer for the character trait of patience. “Jesse is a one of a kind student that many of us do not get the opportunity to meet in our our lifetime, let alone get to work […]